The powerful Russian flyweight passed a severe test in Las Vegas against the previously no. 7 ranked Tim Elliott in recording a well-earned unanimous decision victory.
In his 2nd fight for the UFC, he fought Tim Elliott on Nov 16, 2013 at UFC 167 in Las Vegas (the 20th anniversary of the UFC). And he won the fight by Unanimous Decision.
Ali Bagautinov impressed with his UD win over Tim Elliott and joins the UFC Flyweight Ranking Top 10 for the first time.
UFC Fighter Rankings: Ali Bagautinov cracks Top 10!
Flyweight (Champ: Demetrious Johnson)
1. Joseph Benavidez
2. John Dodson
3. Ian McCall
4. John Moraga
5. John Lineker
6. Jussier Formiga
7. Chris Cariaso – UP 1
8. Ali Bagautinov – Not Previously Ranked
9. Tim Elliott – DOWN 2
10. Louis Gaudinot – DOWN 1
Elliott dropped to #9 and Darren Uyenoyama drops out from his previous #10 spot.
Who is gonna be his next opponent?